Contact Information:

Scott Campus (Omaha)
PKI 206E
(402) 554-5971

Instructional Designer

About Me:
Primary Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, implement, and evaluate face-to-face, blended and online courses.

  • Promote excellence in teaching and learning by focusing on pedagogy and evidence-based practices.

  • Support innovative integration of instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning.

  • Advocate innovations in teaching.

  • Facilitate the scholarship of teaching and learning activities.

  • Research emerging pedagogical and technological practices.

Support Emphasis

Scott Campus (Omaha)

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • The Durham School of Architectural Engineering & Construction 

M.S., Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
B.S., Computer Science, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China


Yaoling Wang received her B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing Normal University in China, and M.S. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Iowa State University. She has been working in the area of instructional design and technology for over 15 years in Higher Education. Prior to joining the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, she worked as an instructional development specialist at Iowa State University, user service consultant and faculty project lab coordinator at Texas State University, and instructional design and development coordinator at Clarkson College. In November 2017, Yaoling joined the College of Engineering at UNL, and has been working as an instructional design and technology specialist since then. She works with faculty and staff members on course design and development for online, face-to-face, and blended learning. She assists instructors in implementing evidence-based practices, developing instructional resources, and adopting innovative instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Publications and Presentations

Wang, Y. & Clark, C. (2022, August). A study of Well-being among College of Engineering Graduate Students Paper presented at 2022 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis MN.

Asgarpoor, J. S., & Wang, Y. (2021, July). Administering an Asynchronous Professional Master’s Degree: Effective Strategies for Design, Delivery, and Engagement Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference.

Hu, J., & Sriraman, V., & Wang, Y. (2012, June), Challenges and Experiences in Teaching a Concrete Problems Diagnosis and Repair Course Paper presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.

Wang, Y. & Schmit, A. (2007, October), Factors in “Clicker” Implementation: A Vignette from Instructional Designers presented at 2007 Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD Network) in Higher Education Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. 

Heer, R. & Wang, Y. (2007, October), Reconceptualizing Websites for Professional Development as Communities of Practice presented at 2007 Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD Network) in Higher Education Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Hassall, L., Nilakanta, R., Sheppard, M., & Wang, Y. (2005, February), eDoc: Innovation in electronic portfolio design and development Paper presented at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (SITE), Phoenix, Arizona.